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Director, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries

Closing date: April 23, 2021

Internal search. The Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia is seeking applications for the position of Director of the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF). We seek an experienced UBC faculty member with an established international reputation to lead and advance the IOF’s mission to promote healthy and sustainable marine and freshwater ecosystems through excellent research, inspirational education, and innovative societal engagement. The position is for a five-year term and will be available beginning July 1, 2021. The successful candidate must hold a tenured professorial position at the University of British Columbia, with strong preference being given to a faculty member currently at the rank of Professor. Candidates from outside the IOF are welcome to apply, but are expected to become an active member of the IOF.

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